School Head

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School Head

  • Post Date:December 13, 2021
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  • Career Level Executive
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 5-10 Years
  • Industry Education
Job Description

Midlands Christian School (MCS), a member of the Midlands Christian Group of Schools (MCGS) has a vacancy for School Head commencing Term 2, 2022. We therefore invite applications interested, suitably qualified and experienced individuals.

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

  • Oversees the daily overall operation of the school, its administrative staff and office functions.
  • Actively engaging with teachers, students, parents, and staff to understand and proactively manage issues and concerns. Consult, escalating openly and frequently as a means of communicating critical issues to critical school stakeholders.
  • Manages the annual operating plan, setting short to medium-term objectives, set measures and track progress for achievement of excellence. The position will fulfill all the requirements of a Head as per requirements of Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education and will report to the Principal Director MCGS.

OVERVIEW OF RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Reinforces school culture, mission, distinctives, and principles and ensure observance of School Christian Heritage.
  • Administer and coordinate all academics, sporting, and extra mural activities to ensure a well-rounded child.
  • Plans and ensures capacity development programmes for both pupils and staff.
  • Ensuring school compliance to requirements of Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education.
  • Together with staff, identify individual pupil special needs and ensuring appropriate corrective measures in consultation with parents.
  • Establishing effective communication channels to keep the staff, pupils, and parents properly informed.
  • Keep abreast of positive developments at ATS and/or other affiliate organisations.
  • Ensure broad-based curriculum centered on ZIMSEC and Cambridge syllabus Lower Primary.
  • Recruits highly qualified and capable staff to deliver academic programmes and lead creative
    development efforts.
  • Participates in parent/teacher conferences as needed.

SKILLS AND QUALITIES

  • Demonstrated history of effectiveness in leadership of a Christian school.
  • Demonstrated acumen for mentoring and guiding the professional development of classroom teachers.
  • Proven record of quickly assimilating into new environments, identifying areas for improvement, and effecting change, while cultivating positive relationships.
  • Bachelor’s Degree and related professional qualification plus at least 5 years of experience as a classroom teacher.

Interested and qualified candidates should apply to [email protected] Submit detailed Curriculum Vitae with references, no later than 15 January 2022.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.